Design Camp students take field trip, observe architecture

Students approach Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel.

Students approach Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel.

By Alex Gladden

During the weeklong Design Camp session held on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville last week, students and their instructors took one day for a field trip. They visited both Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, which allowed them to experience world-class art and architecture.

“Many have already been to these places, but it’s a different perspective,” said Noah Billig, a Design Camp instructor.

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Summer Design Camp offers chance to explore design craft early

Participants of Design Camp sit in front of a waterfall at Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs.

Participants of Design Camp sit in front of a waterfall at Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs.

By Lauren Robinson

Ted Mosby might tell you that even though it takes a lot of time and effort to become a practicing architect – four, maybe five, seasons – the profession is rewarding.

It might not be rewarding in such a way that practicing architecture means designing a skyscraper in New York City, where Mosby, a fictional character on the television show How I Met Your Mother, works and lives. However, future architects, landscape architects and interior designers might very well have the opportunity to use their skills in locales around the world.

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